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Dr. Clyde and Mrs. Catherine Dunphy]

Animals cannot tell their doctors where it hurts or whether they’re taking their medicines. That makes effective communication between animal owners and veterinarians so crucial. Recognizing the importance of effective communication skills, Dr. Clyde Dunphy…
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Dr. Lauren Forsythe (left) with pharmacy technician Jenny Chen.

Compounding Interest in Veterinary Pharmacists

May 03, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Summer 2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Dr. Lauren Forsythe wears a lot of hats around our college, and one of them is translator. Dr….
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Anesthesia for Caesarian Section in Dogs

May 01, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Many breeds, including brachycephalics such as English bulldogs and French bulldogs, require a Caesarian section to reduce mortality of the dam and her puppies, even in a non-emergent setting. Dystocia is a medical emergency that…
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Faculty Spotlight: Will Sander, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

May 01, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Sander is an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine and the director of the DVM/MPH Joint Degree Program. Tell us about your background. I always wanted to help those without a…
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Grant Explores Approach for a ‘Universal’ Flu Vaccine

April 12, 2022 / Pathobiology

Dr. Zuckermann Receives Proof-of-Concept Grant Dr. Federico Zuckermann, pathobiology, and Dr. Stephen Sligar, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, were selected as awardees of the Illinois Proof-of-Concept program for their project entitled “A broadly protective…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Setting Clients Up for Success

March 30, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

No matter how perfect the medication regimen is for treating a disease, we won’t see the desired benefits if the client is not giving the medication as prescribed.  While the final responsibility for appropriately giving…
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kyle Chu, DVM, DACVS-SA

March 29, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Chu is an instructor in small animal surgery. Tell us about your background. I am originally from California and attended veterinary school at Purdue University. I completed a small animal rotating internship at Oklahoma…
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